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The Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library are happy to provide a selection of online expansions to our collections. Listed below are services available to Catskill and Palenville patrons that include eBooks, eMagazines, Audiobooks, and more! 

Use of online catalogs requires Library Account sign-in. 

Salem Press Online

Salem Press

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Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library cardholders have digital access to the Grey House Health & Wellness Guides series. The series includes the following titles:

  • Autism Spectrum Handbook & Resource Guide
  • Cardiovascular Disease Handbook & Resource Guide
  • Chronic Pain Handbook & Resource Guide
  • The Complete Resource Guide for People with Disabilities, 2024
  • Depression Handbook & Resource Guide
  • Diabetes Handbook & Resource Guide
  • Men’s Health
  • Nutrition, Obesity, & Eating Disorders Handbook & Resource Guide

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Southeastern Access to Libraries (SEAL)

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Can’t find what you’re looking for in the Mid-Hudson Catalog? Search the SEAL catalog to see if the item is available through InterLibrary Loan! Items found here must be requested through Catskill or Palenville Library Staff.


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hoopla is a digital catalog of movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows. hoopla content can only be accessed with a Catskill Public Library Card, and only 5 items per month may be loaned.


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Libby is a collection of digital items available through the Mid-Hudson Library System. It offers eBooks, Audiobooks, Videos, and eMagazines. Patrons can create wish lists, place holds, and review loan history of digital items! 

Libby, a companion app to OverDrive, provides access to the same collection available on OverDrive, but allows patrons a different viewing and user experience. Catskill and Palenville patrons have access to additional databases through their Libby app: ArtistWorks, Craftsy, LawDepot, Method Learning, and Universal Class.

Libby Extras

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Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library patrons have access to the following additional databases through Libby. Find them in the Libby app or click below to access the websites!  Grammy-winning music professionals provide video instruction for people at all levels of experience.

Classica: Watch classical music performances, ballets and operas from around the world.

Craftsy: Get access to world-class experts who make learning new skills easy.

Craftsy en Español: Obtén acceso a expertos de clase mundial que facilitan el aprendizaje de nuevas habilidades.

The Great Courses Library Collection: 250+ online courses in a variety of fields.

IndieFlix: “Stream classic and contemporary features, award-winning shorts, film festival favorites and documentaries from around the world.” Commercial-free.

Kovels Antiques and Collectibles: Over 40 books and 25,000 articles written by Kovels about buying and selling antiques and questions from readers with answers from experts.

LawDepot: An extensive library of documents and legal resources empowering patrons to create legal documents specific to their personal situation.

Qello Concerts: “Stream the world’s largest collection of on-demand, full-length concert performances, concert films and music documentaries.”

Universal Class: 500+ online courses in a variety of fields.

Other Libraries

Mid-Hudson residents have access to other physical and digital library collections. Click on a link below to see what’s available. Ask our staff for more information!

Vedder Research Library

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Greene County Supreme Court Law Library

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New York State residents are entitled to library cards at the New York State Library, the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Public Library, and the Queens Public Library. Visit their websites to learn how to apply!

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Catskill Public Library

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Tuesday: 11am-6:30pm
Wednesday: 11am-6:30pm
Thursday: 11am-6:30pm
Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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Palenville Branch Library

Monday: 9am-12pm
Tuesday: 11am-5pm
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm
Sunday: CLOSED